Manufacturer: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Trade name: Decon
Type: nasal drops
Active ingredient: Xylometazoline
Pregnancy category: Xylometazoline belongs to FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Decon 0.05% nasal drops are used to get relief from nasal congestion causes by conditions like allergies, common cold, sinusitis.
How to use: Decon 0.05% nasal drops: Wash your hands with soap water thoroughly and blow the nose gently. Then lean your head back as far as possible and drop required number of drops in each nostril. Stay like that for one or two minutes. Do not share the medication with others to avoid cross contamination.
Side Effects: Runny nose,sneezing, dryness and burning inside your nose.
Dosage: Dosage for adults more than 12 years old: 0.1 % solution 2 to 3 drops into each nostril 2 or 3 times a day. Do not use this medication for more than a week. 0.1% nasal drops are not for use in children.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: January 22nd, 2016
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